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  Volume 28, Number 2, 2011

Table of Contents

Parergon Editor's Foreword

Parergon Editor’s Foreword

p. ix
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Frontispiece

Frontispiece

p. xi
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Articles

Reason of State, Natural Law, and Early Modern Statecraft

pp. 1-4
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Reason of State and Sovereignty in Early Modern England: A Question of Ideology?

pp. 5-27
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Advising Monarchs and their Counsellors: Juan Luis Vives on the Emotions, Civil Life and International Relations

pp. 29-53
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Aphorism and the Counsel of Prudence in Early Modern Statecraft: The Curious Case of Justus Lipsius

pp. 55-85
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Law, War, and Casuistry in Vattel’s Jus Gentium

pp. 87-104
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Law of Nations as Reason of State: Diplomacy and the Balance of Power in Vattel’s Law of Nations

pp. 105-128
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The Analysis of Interest and the History of Economic Thought

pp. 129-147
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‘By Ordinance of Nature’: Marriage, Religion and the Modern English State

pp. 149-166
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Reviews

Arabic Literary Salons in the Islamic Middle Ages: Poetry, Public Performance, and the Presentation of the Past (review)

pp. 167-169
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Animal Characters: Nonhuman Beings in Early Modern Literature (review)

pp. 169-171
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Miracles of the Virgin in Medieval England: Law and Jewishness in Marian Legends (review)

pp. 171-173
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Carmelite Liturgy and Spiritual Identity: The Choir Books of Kraków (review)

pp. 173-175
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Anamorphosis in Early Modern Literature: Mediation and Affect (review)

pp. 175-177
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Readers, Texts and Compilers in the Earlier Middle Ages: Studies in Medieval Canon Law in Honour of Linda Fowler-Magerl (review)

pp. 177-179
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Guardianship, Gender, and the Nobility in Early Modern Spain (review)

pp. 179-181
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Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300–1475 (review)

pp. 182-184
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Autour des quenouilles: la parole des femmes (1450–1600) (review)

pp. 184-186
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Dangerous Talk: Scandalous, Seditious, and Treasonable Speech in Pre-Modern England (review)

pp. 186-188
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Verse and Poetics in George Herbert and John Donne (review)

pp. 188-190
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Cultural Reformations: Medieval and Renaissance in Literary History (review)

pp. 190-192
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The French in the Kingdom of Sicily, 1266–1305 (review)

pp. 192-194
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The Axe and the Oath: Ordinary Life in the Middle Ages (review)

pp. 195-196
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Gender, Sexuality, and Material Objects in English Renaissance Verse (review)

pp. 197-199
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The Winchcombe and Coventry Chronicles: Hitherto Unnoticed Witnesses to the Work of John of Worcester (review)

pp. 199-201
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New Worlds Reflected: Travel and Utopia in the Early Modern Period (review)

pp. 201-203
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Lectures de Charles d’Orléans: Les Ballades (review)

pp. 203-205
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Laus angelica: Poetry in the Medieval Mass (review)

pp. 205-206
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Medieval Italy: Texts in Translation (review)

pp. 207-208
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Bloodied Banners: Martial Display on the Medieval Battlefield (review)

pp. 209-210
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Reading the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Language, Literature, History (review)

pp. 211-212
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Masculinities and Femininities in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (review)

pp. 213-214
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Gender and Scientific Discourse in Early Modern Culture (review)

pp. 215-216
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Homo Legens: Styles et pratiques de lecture: Analyses comparées des traditions orales et écrites au Moyen Âge/ Styles and Practices of Reading: Comparative Analyses of Oral and Written Traditions in the Middle Ages (review)

pp. 217-219
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Tabula Picta: Painting and Writing in Medieval Law (review)

pp. 219-221
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Milton Among the Puritans: The Case for Historical Revisionism (review)

pp. 221-223
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Representing History, 900–1300: Art, Music, History (review)

pp. 223-225
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Shakesqueer: A Queer Companion to the Complete Works of Shakespeare (review)

pp. 225-227
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Nuns Behaving Badly: Tales of Music, Magic, Art and Arson in the Convents of Italy (review)

pp. 227-229
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Fierabras and Floripas: A French Epic Allegory (review)

pp. 229-231
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Order and Chivalry: Knighthood and Citizenship in Late Medieval Castile (review)

pp. 231-233
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Jews Among Christians: Hebrew Book Illumination from Lake Constance (review)

pp. 233-235
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Royalist Agents, Conspirators and Spies: Their Role in the British Civil Wars, 1640–1660 (review)

pp. 235-237
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Law and Sovereignty in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (review)

pp. 237-239
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Rhetorics of Bodily Disease and Health in Medieval and Early Modern England (review)

pp. 239-241
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The Embodied Word: Female Spiritualities, Contested Orthodoxies, and English Religious Cultures, 1350–1700 (review)

pp. 241-243
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The Pen and the People: English Letter Writers 1660–1800 (review)

pp. 243-245
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Society in Early Modern England: The Vernacular Origins of Some Powerful Ideas (review)

pp. 245-247
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Short Notices

Mirrors of Revolution: Conflict and Political Identity in Early Modern Europe (review)

pp. 249-250
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La Civiltà delle Acque, tra Medioevo e Rinascimento: Atti del Convegno internazionale, Mantova, 1–4 Ottobre 2008 (review)

pp. 250-251
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Paracelsus’s Theory of Embodiment (review)

pp. 251-252
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The Theatre of the Body: Staging Death and Embodying Life in Early-Modern London (review)

pp. 252-253
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Greene in Conceit: New Raised from His Grave to Write the Tragic History of Fair Valeria of London (1598) (review)

pp. 254-255
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Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300 (review)

pp. 255-256
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The Possessions of a Cardinal: Politics, Piety, and Art, 1450–1700 (review)

pp. 256-257
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Alcohol, Violence, and Disorder in Traditional Europe (review)

pp. 257-259
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Disability in Medieval Europe: Thinking about Physical Impairment in the High Middle Ages, c. 1100–c. 1400 (review)

pp. 259-260
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Writing ‘True Stories’: Historians and Hagiographers in the Late Antique and Medieval Near East (review)

pp. 260-261
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English Fictions of Communal Identity, 1485–1603 (review)

pp. 261-262
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John Mirk’s Festial edited from British Library MS Cotton Claudius A.II (review)

pp. 262-263
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William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century (review)

pp. 263-265
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Fictions of Well-Being: Sickly Readers and Vernacular Medical Writing in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain (review)

pp. 265-266
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Laments for the Lost in Medieval Literature (review)

pp. 266-267
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John Gower: Manuscripts, Readers, Contexts (review)

pp. 267-268
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Book Received

Books Received

pp. 269-276
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Contributors

Notes on Contributors

pp. 277-278
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Research Areas

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